I’ve been in and seen really long lines for shows before, but nothing like the one that had formed for the 1975‘s show at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, IL. The band’s fanbase has grown exponentially over the years, so much so that the demand for the band had them add a second night at the Aragon, which is one of the larger venues around the city.
The night opened up with a set from 070 Shake, which was definitely an interesting choice as an opener for this show. The set was great nonetheless, eliciting excitement from the crowd. Blinding white lights came on as soon as the opener was off stage, signaling the setup for the 1975, who would take the stage half an hour later.
The band played an extensive 22-song set, consisting of some tracks from their self-titled but mostly from their newest release, I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It, which was released in February of this year. As always, the 1975 put on a fantastic show, not only musically, but with their production as well. The screens behind them would change colors and scenes every song or so. The band and their team have crafted an incredible show that you don’t want to miss.